Review of NISE Network Evaluation Findings: Years 1-5

Sunday, May 1, 2011
Resource Type:
Evaluation Reports | Summative
Environment Type: 
Public Programs, Museum and Science Center Programs, Professional Development, Conferences, and Networks, Professional Development and Workshops, Resource Centers and Networks, Exhibitions, Museum and Science Center Exhibits
Families | General Public | Museum/ISE Professionals | Evaluators
Education and learning science | Engineering | Technology
Museum of Science, Science Museum of Minnesota, Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

The Review of NISE Network Evaluation Findings: Years 1-5 seeks to investigate the work of the NISE Network since its inception in 2005 and provide an overarching summary of NISE Net Public Impacts evaluation efforts to the NISE Network and the broader ISE field. This Review is divided into six chapters, representing the following themes: Connecting ISE Professionals with Nano Informal Science Education; Connecting University-Affiliated Individuals with Nano Informal Science Education;Engaging the Public in Learning about Nano through NISE Network Educational Products;Engaging the Public with Societal and Ethical Implications Content through NISE Network Products; Making the Unfamiliar Interesting and Relevant for Museum Visitors; and Reaching Public Audiences through the NISE Network. Each chapter is written to stand on its own so that the reader can make decisions about the content areas that are of interest and importance to his or her own work.

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NSEC; Materials Centers & Education; NUE; Collaborative Research; NIRT; AISL
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Team Members

Christine ReichChristine ReichEvaluator
Jane Morgan AlexanderJane Morgan AlexanderEvaluator
Amy Grack NelsonEvaluator

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